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5 Best Provincial Family Court Tips

5 Best Provincial Family Court Tips can help you and your children move forward successfully after separation. Provincial Family Court is the People’s Court. It handles the largest number of family law cases in Alberta and BC and makes key decisions affecting spouses, children and other family members. Family law impacts more Canadians than any […]

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BC Foreign Family Property Jurisdiction

BC Foreign Family Property Jurisdiction cases are complex and leave little room for error. Locating, freezing and dividing overseas family property can only occur after BC Foreign Family Property Jurisdiction is confirmed. But how is BC Foreign Family Property Jurisdiction decided? MacLean Law’s International divorce lawyers handle numerous international family law cases involving BC and […]

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Lump Sum Child Spousal Support

Lump Sum Child Spousal Support lawyers handle cases where monthly periodic support is replaced with a fixed sum of support. Lump sum support is not deductible off the paying spouse’s tax return nor is it declared as income on the recipient’s tax return. Monthly child support is not tax deductible by the paying spouse (since […]

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Vancouver Short Marriage Duration Spousal Support

Vancouver short marriage duration spousal support cases are complicated. We are asked frequently ” How long do I have to pay spousal support for in BC?” There are two formulas for spousal support in Canada that significantly affect Vancouver short marriage duration spousal support. Our senior and experienced lawyers know there is a significant difference […]

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Calgary Retroactive Spousal Support

Calgary Retroactive Spousal Support lawyers deal with cases where one or both spouses seek support for a period predating the date they apply for spousal support or to adjust old orders historically either up or down. Senior Calgary family lawyer Peter Graburn writes today’s blog to help you understand how Calgary retroactive spousal support works. […]

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Retirement Spousal Support Termination

Retirement Spousal Support Termination lawyers answer the key question: Can my spousal support obligations be terminated if I am retiring? In Canada, Indefinite spousal support may be ordered in cases of long marriages of more than 20 years or where the Rule of 65 applies, which allows for indefinite spousal support if the recipient’s age […]

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Calgary Post Separation Support

Calgary Post Separation Support lawyers deal with cases involving changes to spousal support payments after separation. Frequently, Calgary Post Separation Support cases involve large gains in income by the paying spouse after an initial spousal support agreement amount or Court Order has been made. For child support purposes these gains mean child support will likely […]

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After Separation Support Increases

After Separation Support Increases involve different rules depending on whether the payment sought to be increased relates to either child or spousal support. In child support cases, an annual correction is routine. However, in spousal support cases, the change will involve an analysis of whether there has been a “material change” in the two separated […]

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Varying Calgary Alberta Spousal Support

Varying Calgary Alberta Spousal Support lawyers handle cases involving, increasing and decreasing the amount of spousal support and shortening or extending how long it is paid for. In this blog, Peter Graburn, Calgary senior family law associate, explains the rules for Varying Calgary Alberta Spousal Support. Peter Graburn can be reached direct at 403 444 5503. Calgary […]

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